Dinner Tonight: BBQ Baked Chicken Tacos

I’ve said it a hundred times…my Spinach Pesto Baked Tacos are a staple around our house.  They are just so easy and so yummy, that we tend to eat them a lot.  The other day, Andrew asked me if I could make a BBQ Chicken version…um, hello?  I am the Mix and Match Mama for a reason…
Shopping List
1 pound cooked and shredded chicken breast (click here to see how I get my chicken)
1 1/2 cups of your favorite BBQ sauce
10 to 12 green onions, chopped
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
5 taco shells (I used the “stand and stuff” ones…but regular will work)
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine your cooked and shredded chicken with BBQ sauce and green onions.  Set aside.

Take an 8×8 inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray and line your 5 taco shells up.  Divide the chicken mixture between all 5 shells.  Top tacos with cheese and pop dish in the oven.  Bake about 10 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and brown.
This was such a fun twist on a basic weeknight dinner!  Thank you sweet Andrew for the suggestion!  XOXO
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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} August 20, 2013 at 11:11 am

    Oooooooooooooh! These look so good and so easy! What a fun twist!

  • jen August 20, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    I agree w/ your hubby…wonderful idea! Yum!

  • Baby Kate's Mom August 20, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    Do your kids eat these? My kids would probably eat them in a soft shell but they aren't too good with crunchy ones! They are 4 & 3 :0)

  • Angela Ellingson August 20, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    Already on the menu for week!!! So easy and good!

  • Kristin Brandl August 20, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    I had this same idea as a take off BBQ chicken pizza after the spicy baked chicken tacos became a fav in our house- but I was too scared to make something up on my own. Thanks so much for the recipe, we'll be making soon! šŸ™‚

  • aprilparrish August 20, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    These look so delicious!!!! Gonna try this very soon!

  • Grace Beekman August 20, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    Amazing! This is definitely on the list to try before summer is over! Love it! šŸ™‚


  • Laura August 20, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    Great minds think alike…almost! Chicken tacos are on our menu for tonight as well, but I'm doing mine in the crockpot {of course I saw it on Pinterest}. I'm going to try your version next time! Thanks for sharing!

  • Annie August 30, 2013 at 12:37 am

    Think I could sneak a box of spinach into this one, too, or would the flavors be off?

  • Aileen August 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    I made these this week and my husband and I both loved them!!! So easy and delicious!

  • Lauren October 9, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Hi Shay! The first time I made these, my hubby wasn't a huge fan of the bbq sauce with the taco shell – so the next time I "mix and matched" it and put the chicken/onions/bbq sauce mixture on top of a store bought pizza crust and made bbq chicken pizza – it was divine! šŸ™‚

  • Lori August 6, 2014 at 12:26 am

    All 4 of my kiddos loved this!